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Cavaliers Receiving Votes in Preseason AP Poll

Head coach Joanne Boyle begins her second season with the Cavaliers

Oct. 28, 2012

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia women's basketball team was listed among teams receiving votes in the preseason Associated Press poll. The USA Today Coaches' poll's preseason rankings should be released next week.

Virginia returns preseason All-ACC honoree Ataira Franklin and point guard China Crosby, who missed all but 12 games last season after suffering a knee injury. In addition to their core of six experienced veterans who all played significant minutes for a team that finished 2011-12 with 25 win, the Cavaliers add five new faces this season including transfer Sarah Beth Barnette and freshman guard Faith Randolph.

The Cavaliers open their season on Friday, Nov. 9 when they host James Madison at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena. Single game tickets are now onsale online at VirginiaSports.com.

2012-13 Preseason Associated Press Poll

1	Baylor (40) 	0-0	1,000
2	Connecticut	0-0	951
3	Duke	        0-0	909
4	Stanford	0-0	854
5	Maryland	0-0	827
6	Kentucky	0-0	767
7	Notre Dame	0-0	754
8	Penn State	0-0	676
9	Louisville	0-0	657
10	Georgia 	0-0	599
11	Delaware	0-0	545
12	Oklahoma	0-0	476
13	California	0-0	428
14	St. John's	0-0	422
15	Texas A&M	0-0	370
16	Vanderbilt	0-0	361
17	West Virginia	0-0	335
18	Nebraska	0-0	297
19	Ohio State	0-0	273
20	Tennessee	0-0	256
21	Purdue	        0-0	223
22	Georgia Tech	0-0	140
23	Oklahoma State	0-0	139
24	Miami (FL)	0-0	110
25	DePaul	        0-0	104

Others receiving votes: Kansas 90, Middle Tennessee 70, Green Bay 57, Texas 52, Iowa State 51, San Diego State 48, Rutgers 41, Georgetown 24, LSU 14, UCLA 14, Virginia 12, Florida State 12, North Carolina 12, Michigan 9, Iowa 6, Princeton 4, UTEP 3, South Carolina 2, Michigan State 2, Fresno State 2, Creighton 1, USC 1

 

 

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